Shell bracelet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 44

Dimensions

Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) diameter

Accession Number

11.277

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

From Mesaid

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 44, no. 3. [M/44/3]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition